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Turning Pages Community Centre

6 Nesbit Road, Eltham, London, SE9 6HF

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include 2 small meeting rooms, large lounge / meeting room, kitchen and a computer area.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a garden.
  • Comments View
    • The centre has an active programme of events, including activities for families and older people.
    • The facilities are also available to hire by groups and individuals.
    • The centre is also a base for the Day Opportunities group for adults with additional needs.
    • The centre building is attached to the sports hall of New Haven school.
    • It is intended that the community centre will have use of the sports hall out of school hours.
    • Stairs and a platform lift have been installed to give access to the hall.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the area.
  • This venue is situated in Kidbrooke.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Kidbrooke / Eltham.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Entrance Gate)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 110cm (3ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Entrance Gate)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located after the gate.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 81cm (2ft 8in) wide.

Outside Access (Direct Access To Kitchen)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There are similar doors from all the lounges and meeting rooms.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • The pictures show one of the smaller meeting rooms and the kitchen.

Level Change (Steps To Sports Hall)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located to the right hand end of main corridor.
  • There is / are 6 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the left going up.
  • There is a standard and / or platform lift to access this service.
  • The lift does bypass the steps.

Lift (Lift To Sports Hall)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located at the right hand end of the main corridor.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G - sports hall.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The lift is 9m (9yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 100cm x 140cm (3ft 3in x 4ft 7in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is a short moderate ramp to enter the lift from ground level.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located opposite the main entrance.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 220cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 3in).
    • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 78cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located in the accessible toilet.
  • Comments View
    • Baby changing is on a fixed bench 86 cm high.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilets are located opposite the main entrance.
    • The female and male toilets are 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilet.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Access to Standard Shared Toilet(s) View
    • The unisex toilets are located off the small meeting room.
    • Unisex toilets are 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the unisex toilet.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located in the unisex toilet.
  • Comments View
    • The baby change bench is fixed at 88cm.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.